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  • DOXA – A Curated Collection

    DOXA – A Curated Collection

    DOXA: A Start-Up The phrase “start-up” typically evokes images of people in garages with desks crammed between cardboard boxes building the latest and greatest tech company. Some of the most famous modern tech companies, like Apple and HP, began…
    - 9 days ago 12.01.2018, 18:03 -
  • Is the Apple Watch Still a Threat to Luxury Watches?

    Is the Apple Watch Still a Threat to Luxury Watches?

    Since it debuted in the Spring of 2015, the Apple Watch remains a strong presence in the tech headlines. Before it launched, speculation revolved around its expected design and features. Once it was out, discussion focused on its projected sales. Now…
    - 07.08.2017, 15:00 -
  • What’s Going on With the Swiss Watch Industry?

    What’s Going on With the Swiss Watch Industry?

    With the first quarter of 2017 behind us and both SIHH and Baselworld complete, now is as good a time as any to reflect on the state of the luxury watch industry. It’s no secret that the past two years have seen a steady decline […]The post What…
    - 17.04.2017, 18:00 -
  • The Trends We Saw at Baselworld 2017

    The Trends We Saw at Baselworld 2017

    Baselworld 2017 came and went faster than a steel and ceramic Rolex Daytona sitting in an AD display window. While it’s estimated that there were 200 (!) fewer exhibitors than last year, Baselworld is still the industry’s most important exhibitio…
    - 06.04.2017, 16:00 -
  • Trend Forecasting at SIHH 2017

    Trend Forecasting at SIHH 2017

    From January 16-20, 2017, all eyes were on Geneva, host to this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH). For the most part, it was business as usual, and despite a difficult 2016 for the Swiss watch industry, watch manufactures wer…
    - 30.01.2017, 18:00 -
  • [VIDEO] Watch Crown & Caliber’s First Commercial

    [VIDEO] Watch Crown & Caliber’s First Commercial

    If you’ve been watching the Golf Channel lately, have you seen Crown & Caliber? We debuted our first television commercial this week during the Golf Channel’s 2016 Ryder Cup coverage, and not going to lie—we’re pretty proud of it. To think th…
    - 28.09.2016, 22:02 -
  • Heuer 100 Takes Manhattan

    Heuer 100 Takes Manhattan

    Expert: “Market moving sale.” The Heuer 100 watch collection was ready for its close up. The Crown and Caliber Trunk Club event in Manhattan Thursday night drew raving reviews from a wide variety of attendees. More than a hundred Heuer fans tur…
    - 16.09.2016, 21:12 -
  • Recapping the August Atlanta CaliberHour Event

    Recapping the August Atlanta CaliberHour Event

    On Wednesday night, August 24th, we gathered a group of watch lovers at Establishment in Midtown Atlanta to talk watches (of course), enjoy some fine drinks and hors d’ouevres, and observe one of our watchmakers at work. It was a fantastic inaugura…
    - 25.08.2016, 18:00 -
  • Recapping the Crown & Caliber x aBlogtoWatch Event in San Francisco

    Recapping the Crown & Caliber x aBlogtoWatch Event in San Francisco

    On Wednesday, August 17th, we had the privilege of spending an evening with a bunch of watch lovers (co-hosted by the distinguished gents from aBlogtoWatch). The event, held at the exclusive Wingtip Club in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial D…
    - 19.08.2016, 18:00 -
  • Behind the Scenes at the America’s Cup with Bremont

    Behind the Scenes at the America’s Cup with Bremont

    It’s not often you get to sit pretty on a catamaran and watch a yacht race up close and personal. But Crown & Caliber got the chance to do just that, thanks to our friends at Bremont. We’ve been in Portsmouth, England, following Oracle Team […]…
    - 22.07.2016, 18:00 -

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  • HYT H0 Gold and H2O -SIHH 2018 Novelties

    HYT H0 Gold and H2O -SIHH 2018 Novelties

    HYT, like many independent watchmaking brands, signed up for SIHH and abandoned BaselWorld. Bert and I took an early ride to the SIHH exhibition on Thursday and a little over 9am we were already at the HYT booth. The novelties they presented to us we…
    - 2 days ago 19.01.2018, 10:46 -
  • A New Prospex: Seiko PADI Special Edition 200m SPB071J1

    A New Prospex: Seiko PADI Special Edition 200m SPB071J1

    Already announced in late 2017, there will be a new PADI Special Edition 200M Automatic Diver’s watch available. Based on their first professional diver from 1965, this new model, with reference SPB071J1 has a cool dial with a color gradation from…
    - 3 days ago 18.01.2018, 14:00 -
  • Montblanc TimeWalker Manufacture Chronograph – First Look

    Montblanc TimeWalker Manufacture Chronograph – First Look

    Montblanc has some interesting watches for you in store this year. One of them is the Timewalker Manufacture Chronograph. In this article, we will give you a first look and some of our thoughts. Starting at just below €5000 Euro for an in-house chr…
    - 3 days ago 18.01.2018, 7:30 -
  • Singer Reimagined Track 1 Geneva Edition

    Singer Reimagined Track 1 Geneva Edition

    Singer Reimagined. A name that took the watch scene last year like a tornado with their Singer Reimagined Track 1 chronograph. This magnificent timepiece is a child of a collaboration between three worlds, three passionate experts in their respected…
    - 3 days ago 17.01.2018, 23:21 -
  • Panerai Luminor Base And Marina Logo – First Look

    Panerai Luminor Base And Marina Logo – First Look

    Although the focus seems to be on the new Panerai Luminor Due this year, with a small diameter, I like to give some attention to the new Panerai Luminor Base Logo and Luminor Marina Logo. These watches used to be equipped with the Unitas/ETA movement…
    - 4 days ago 17.01.2018, 8:00 -
  • Keep Your Eyes Open For This Rolex Datejust 6305

    Keep Your Eyes Open For This Rolex Datejust 6305

    Social media isn’t always fun. Jasper Lijfering of Amsterdam Vintage Watches learned that the hard way. While being away (and posted about this on social media), his house was robbed. As you might know, Jasper Lijfering uses social media excessivel…
    - 5 days ago 16.01.2018, 20:40 -
  • Armin Strom Pure Resonance – SIHH Novelties

    Armin Strom Pure Resonance – SIHH Novelties

    Armin Strom debuts at SIHH and they came prepared. When I talked to the brand not too long-ago, Claude Greisler promised me some great surprises and he was not exaggerating at all. For a while naysayers criticized Armin Strom for making nice but bulk…
    - 5 days ago 16.01.2018, 13:06 -
  • Cartier Santos – A 40-Year Old Legend Returns To The Stage

    Cartier Santos – A 40-Year Old Legend Returns To The Stage

    We saw this one coming a long time ago, as we knew the Cartier Santos was a classic from 1978 and taken out of production recently. Our contributor George Cramer wrote about that here. The Santos collection goes back as far as 1904, but it was in 197…
    - 5 days ago 16.01.2018, 7:50 -
  • Omega Speedmaster Blue Side of the Moon – 52Mondayz, week #3

    Omega Speedmaster Blue Side of the Moon – 52Mondayz, week #3

    While the SIHH overpowers the media this week with watches on show there, I thought it would be adequate to give some pushback. Happily, I am allowed to wear the Omega Speedmaster Blue Side of the Moon to do so. This is the watch Robert-Jan did an e…
    - 6 days ago 15.01.2018, 19:59 -
  • A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” – First Look

    A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” – First Look

    When Anthony de Haas (Director of Product Development at A. Lange & Söhne) started his job in Glashütte in 2004, he was welcomed by Walter Lange. Walter Lange explained to him that he would like to see a watch with stop seconds, like his ancestors…
    - 6 days ago 15.01.2018, 18:00 -

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  • Mühle Glashütte – Lunova Datum (inkl. Preis & Fotos)

    Mühle Glashütte – Lunova Datum (inkl. Preis & Fotos)

    Die kleine Stadt Glashütte war in diesem Jahr irgendwie ein größeres Thema. Zumindest hier im Blog und für mich persönlich als Uhren-Fan. Der Uhrmacher-Ort in der sächsischen Schweiz schreibt seit 1845 deutsche Uhrengeschichte, und ich wollte…
    - 21 days ago 31.12.2017, 15:42 -
  • Retro-Chronograph: Straton Speciale mit TV-Dial (inkl. Video)

    Retro-Chronograph: Straton Speciale mit TV-Dial (inkl. Video)

    Kooperation/Sponsored Post – (Was heißt das?) Wie man den Gründer einer Uhrenmarke und Microbrand kennenlernt, die man selbst gut findet? Ganz einfach: Ihr postet das Foto eines Retro-Chronographen auf Instagram, der besagte Gründer kommentiert…
    - 37 days ago 15.12.2017, 7:00 -
  • Fundstücke: Geschenkideen Teil 2 – Uhrenbücher (mit Gewinnspiel)

    Fundstücke: Geschenkideen Teil 2 – Uhrenbücher (mit Gewinnspiel)


    - 44 days ago 08.12.2017, 10:22 -
  • Fundstücke: Geschenkideen (Teil 1) – Extravagante Retro-Uhren

    Fundstücke: Geschenkideen (Teil 1) – Extravagante Retro-Uhren

    Geschenkideen – Ende des Jahres wird es natürlich Zeit dafür. Vollkommen egal, ob Ihr jemand anderem oder Euch selbst etwas zu Weihnachten schenken wollt: Mit den folgenden Fundstücken und Geschenkideen möchte ich Euch ein wenig Inspiration mit…
    - 51 days ago 01.12.2017, 10:58 -
  • Bauhaus-Uhr: Sternglas Zeitmesser – ein Jahr nach Kickstarter

    Bauhaus-Uhr: Sternglas Zeitmesser – ein Jahr nach Kickstarter

    Kooperation/Sponsored Post – (Was heißt das?) „Es wäre schon großartig, wenn hier in Hamburg eine neue Uhrenmarke entstünde.“. Diesen Satz schrieb ich vor gut einem Jahr. In dem Blog-Artikel (Sponsored Post) ging es um die Bauhaus-Uhr …
    - 65 days ago 17.11.2017, 9:00 -
  • Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #3 (Heuer Autavia)

    Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #3 (Heuer Autavia)

    Nachdem es im ersten Teil dieser Reihe um die Retro-Taucheruhr Tudor Black Bay und im zweiten Teil um eine Dresswatch mit Understatement, die Rolex Oyster Perpetual, ging, widmen wir uns heute einem neu aufgelegtem Chronographen aus dem Hause Tag H…
    - 79 days ago 03.11.2017, 13:56 -
  • Fundstücke: Was geht auf ebay?! – Vintage Quartz-Uhren

    Fundstücke: Was geht auf ebay?! – Vintage Quartz-Uhren

    Mir ist aufgefallen, dass ich in dieser Rubrik hauptsächlich mechanische Vintage-Uhren empfehle. Dabei habe ich selbst vor Jahren mit Quarzuhren angefangen. Der Grund: Damals habe ich mich einfach noch nicht an die mechanischen Vintage-Uhren von Ome…
    - 86 days ago 27.10.2017, 13:25 -
  • Fundstücke: Was geht auf amazon?!

    Fundstücke: Was geht auf amazon?!

    Nachdem es in den letzten Artikeln um doch recht teure Uhren ging, heute mal wieder etwas für das kleinere Portemonaie – in Form eines Fundstück-Freitags. Gewissermaßen als Ausgleich :) Alle vorgestellten Uhren liegen deutlich unter 300 Euro. Ei…
    - 100 days ago 13.10.2017, 13:22 -
  • Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #2 (Rolex Oyster Perpetual)

    Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #2 (Rolex Oyster Perpetual)

    Im ersten Teil dieser Reihe ging es um eine Uhr, die zwar aus dem Hause Rolex stammt, aber den Namen nicht auf dem Zifferblatt trägt. Heute soll es um eine Rolex gehen, die für jeden auch als solche erkennbar ist… Weiterlesen →Dieser Artikel F…
    - 22.09.2017, 12:46 -
  • Bell & Ross – Vintage Collection & Limited Edition Bellytanker

    Bell & Ross – Vintage Collection & Limited Edition Bellytanker

    Es muss wirklich schlimm sein, mir Uhrenneuheiten und Haute Horlogerie nahebringen zu wollen. Da liegt eine Bell & Ross namens BR-X2 vor mir. Eine Uhr mit skelettiertem Zifferblatt, Tourbillon, Micro-Rotor, einem Gehäuse aus Saphirglas und einem Wer…
    - 14.09.2017, 18:37 -

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